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have to leave this one behind. >>> when we come back, you don't want to miss this. nasa releases some unbelievable photos of mother earth that no one has ever seen before. it's great stuff. stay right there. ,, ♪ [ male announcer ] introducing a brand new medicare prescription drug plan. it's called the aarp medicarerx saver plus plan from unitedhealthcare. and it's for people who want the lowest part d premium in the united states... only $15 a month. and copays could be as low as a dollar. so call unitedhealthcare now to enroll or learn more. with this plan, you can save 40% or more on your copays by using a preferred network pharmacy, like walgreens. for example, a network copay of $4 becomes a preferred network copay of $1 when you fill your prescription at any of the 8,000 convenient walgreens locations. so call and enroll today. remember, the premium is just $15 a month. don't wait. open enrollment ends december 7th. aarp medicarerx saver plus. call now or visit your local walgreens for more information. grocery store.. >>> tony tantillo is taking us shopping today picking ou
from nasa has caused quite a stir. >> it's one for the history books. looking really good. >> this morning we'll talk with neil degrasse tyson about what we'll hear. >> can ford reinvent a classic american car? alan mulally tell us why it >>> this portion of cbs "this morning" is sponsored by kay jewellers. every kiss begins with kay. oh. right. kay. [ female announcer ] it's true, every kiss does begin with kay. where you can save up to 30% on these diamond fashions. at kay, the number-one jewelry store in america. ♪ ohhhh. right. ♪ every kiss begins with kay yeah we both relieve coughs, sneezing, aches, fevers. and i relieve nasal congestion. overachiever. [ female announcer ] tylenol® cold multi-symptom nighttime relieves nasal congestion. nyquil® cold and flu doesn't. nespresso. where i never have to compromise on anything. ♪ where just one touch creates the perfect coffee. where every cappuccino and latte is only made with fresh milk. and where the staff is exceptionally friendly. ♪ nespresso. what else? ♪ she doesn't even though our really get us. and she
that nasa will be making a big announcement about its new mars rover. kurs's mission is to look for signs that the red planet could have supported life, and today we got another clue. here's john blackstone. >> reporter: the pictures of martian rocks, ridges, and sand drifts are among 11,000 images, including this self-portrait that the rover "curiosity" has sent back to earth in just four months. but what fueled rumors of a big discovery was the collection of a few scoops of martian soil. "curiosity" "curiosity's" on board chemical lab found a trace of carbon, an essential building block of life. "curiosity" lead scientist john grot singer. >> okay, it's on mars but maybe it didn't come from mars. >> reporter: it could be material that came from somewhere else in the universe. or it may have traveled to mars on board "curiosity" itself. michael meyer leads nasa's mars exploration programs. >> so what you have to do now is figure out did we carry these organic compounds to mars with us? >> not only did we carry these organic compounds but also then sort out where they -- which ones are th
to connect. rethink possible. hours. nasa constructed this look at our little rock es >>> well, take a look at this. this is earth after hours thanks to nasa, they constructed this look at our little rock here using cloud- free night images from a new weather satellite. look at all the lights there. it's our best look yet at what our planet looks like when the lights are on. as one scientist said, unlike humans, the earth never sleeps. keeps spinning and keeps moving on. beautiful. >> love all these images coming out of nasa. >> we have a little football game tonight. >> no kidding. >> you want to talk about it? >> there's a big game tonight! i'm so excited. the raiders and the broncos. >> who are you rooting for? >> i'm -- who else would i root for? >> who are you rooting senator. >> who else would i root for? >>> the game will be dry if you plan to head out. cloudy skies but no rain this morning. going to keep things dry around the bay area for today. but all the raindrops left behind so we're seeing fog out there this morning. temperatures generally in the 50s outside. i think as we hea
crushes a couple inside that car. how they just barely escaped. >> and rover rumors. the nasa announcement today that has a lot of people curious. in oregon... but somehow, te ♪ [ female announcer ] those who look to fuel body and mind with the simplest of grains, they are not hard to find. just four ingredients, it all starts here. just as it was back 100 years. from the seed to the spoon, simple things go into every flake, every bite, genuine, true. the simple grains cereals from kellogg's. >>> high pressure billion into the bay area. but storm clouds gathering off the coastline. we'll talk about that coming up. >> and so far tow good as you hit the roads this early -- so far, so good as you hit the roads this early morning. extra volume on 101 near mckee. traffic and weather together every 10 minutes. >>> a tree crushes the roof of a car in oregon but somehow the couple inside escaped with only minor injuries. it happened just south of portland yesterday. the two people had pulled up to their home when a 100-foot tree snapped off at its base. rescuers expected the worst, but the coupl
. morning showers in st. louis, 62 degrees. rain in seattle, 52 degrees. >>> nasa's voyager one has made a another startling discovery, a magnetic highway at the edge of the solar system. the probe was launched 35 years ago and is about 11 billion miles from earth. scientists say the magnetic highway is the last layer between the solar system and interstellar space and could take two to three years to cross. on mars, curiosity may have found signs of life. scientists said on monday the rover found hints of carbon, an essential building block for life. the problem, though, scientists aren't sure where they carbon came from. they say it could have been from the red planet or could have come from comets or asteroids or could have been brought by the rover itself. >>> the twitterverse has a new member. the pope. starting next wednesday, pope benedict will send his first tweet. it is a verified account, i did check earlier. he'll tweet in eight different languages. the english version already has plrn 3 -- more than 325,000 followers. the vatican says the pope doesn't plan to follow anyone on
as well. they're the first women to become fully qualified submarine officers. nasa today gave us an unprecedented view of earth at night. it's a composite animation from hundreds of satellite pictures showing the lights of major cities, but also vast areas of darkness, especially in less developed parts of the world. remember this picture. lyndon johnson taking the oath after the assassination of president kennedy. one of the last eyewitnesses in the picture died last night, former texas congressman jack brooks. in his 42 years in the house, brooks not only witnessed history, he made it. he wrote the articles of impeachment against richard nixon. jack brooks was 89. making history and making music. we'll take five to remember jazz great dave brubeck next. ♪ captioning sponsored by cbs >>> finally tonight, dave brubeck was a jazz pioneer who kept his own kind of time. as a pianist and composer, brubeck challenged the standard musical cadence with exotic rythyms and styles. brubeck, who would have turned 92 tomorrow, died today. anthony mason takes "time out" to remember his work
>>> this is earth after hours in a big way. nasa constructed throbbing at our little rock here using cloud-free night images from a new weather satellite. it is our best look yet at what our planet looks like with all the lights turned on there. check it out. as one scientist put it, unlike humans, the earth never sleeps. >> that's a cool image. >> beautiful. >>> now what sells cool? >> i'm not going there. [ laughter ] >> lawrence! >> look who never sleeps. >> yeah, guys. you know what? it's been wild weather around the bay area. we are finally going to catch a much-needed break as high pressure sneaks back in. temperatures around the bay area fairly mild this morning. a lot of clouds outside and, of course, with the rainfall, plenty of moisture on the ground so we are seeing some of that fog outside. be careful heading out the door. still, these numbers not too bad under mostly cloudy skies. we have a lot of 50s outside right now. 57 san jose, 56 san francisco. 58 oakland. looks like throughout the day the dense fog is going to start to break up and then by the afternoon partly cloudy s
check on the announcement expected today from nasa. that and more when we see you at 7:00. >> sounds good. charlie, thank you. >>> and as charlie said, remember "cbs this morning" starts at 7:00. >> right now we need to find out about weather and i guess all is dry today. >> guys, i have to admit i have seen people in there doing that. >> in t bathroom. >> yes, i have. but i did not partake in that. i'll let you borrow my fine. [ laughter ] >>> around the bay area, finally catching a break in the stormy weather. this is some good news. can't take much more. it was a fierce storm that moved through the weekend again. right now high-def doppler radar showing you the skies are clear of raindrops. and we are getting that much- needed break right now. just a few high clouds drifting overhead. patchy fog in the valleys but look at all the rain we had over the weekend. we had totals from wednesday to sunday to 16" almost in have venado. 4.5 in concord. 16" at mount umunum. you get the idea, rivers and streams can't take much more. mostly cloudy at the coast. areas of fog. mostly sunny and
, attached it to a balloon, and flew it to an altitude of ten miles. >> piccard: it was considered by nasa as the first man in space. so, in those days, it was like going in another world. >> simon: was your grandfather, in fact, the first human being to see the curvature of the earth? >> piccard: yes. and that was really impressive for me as a kid, because i was reading in the history books all the stories about the earth being flat, being round or whatever. and my grandfather came back and said, "i saw the curvature of the earth with my eyes." so, once you live this as a kid, of course, you want to continue into that field of exploration. >> simon: and he did. in 1992, bertrand entered and won the first-ever transatlantic balloon race. seven years later, he entered a much more demanding race, flying around the world in a balloon non-stop in three weeks. >> breitling orbiter three... >> simon: bertrand landed in the egyptian desert just in time. he was almost out of fuel, had almost fallen from the sky like icarus. his balloon capsule is now on display at the air and space museum at the s
've heard that. >> i've got a remote that's like a nasa computer i don't know how to use, but this apple tv remote has two buttons and does everything. >> it's so inexpensive, i can afford to buy it for both of you. >> it's 100 bucks or something. >> exactly right. >> and it's amazing. you can connect to netflix. it's great. >> but before we leave this tell me what you think, what changes might be coming at cnn? in other words, what's the challenge for cnn? >> i don't know. i think cnn has a great brand and is a great place and has really dedicated journalists. and like cbs, there's not a lot of places that, you know, have journalists working out on the field, and cbs is one of them, and cnn is, you know, the place is expanding with euros and that's important us to and that's in our dna. >> i worked for jeff zucker for many years. he said in taking over cnn that he wants to have more passion. do you think you can meet that bill? >> i think he has. >> i certainly hope so. i certainly hope so. look, there's a lot of passionate people there, and i think we've always d
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